​The Long Cross Pennies of Henry III 

1a Obverses with Caul

Page updated: Jan 16th 2017

Class 1a/1b Mule

No Moneyer (Nicole)


Obv: IM 1. hENRICUS:REX -  pellets on  "E"s and probably present on cross-bar of N.  Colon before REX, with widely spaced pellets. Caul unclear. Pellets between the hair curls.


Rev: LIE/TER/CI'./LOH - ER ligated.   RIC: 7.5-8.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 5

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 5

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  L.6

Number of coins of this type in BH........... 1

 

​Images courtesy of Bob Thomas.


1a Obverses without Caul

Coin Ref # LNNN1088

Coin Ref # LNNN1087

Class 1a/1b Mule

No Moneyer (Nicole)


Obv: IM 1with deep/broken crescent. hENRICUS:REX -  pellets on  "E"s but not present on cross-bar of N.  Colon before REX, with widely spaced pellets. Caul present. Clear pellets between the hair curls.


Rev: LIE/TER/CI'./LON - ER ligated.  Pellets on the 2 "E"s.  RIC: 8-8.5


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 5

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 5

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  n/a

Number of coins of this type in BH........... 0

 

Obverse as per C/T type L.5, but none of the BH reverse dies have pellets on the "E"s.

Ex Michael J Edwards Collection, which he donated to Leeds Museum. 
Images:  © Leeds Museums and Galleries.​


Coin Ref # LNNN1103

Class 1a/1b Mule

No Moneyer (Nicole)


Obv: IM 1 with six-pointed star. hENRICUS:REX - with pellets on both "E"s and on cross-bar of N. Colon before REX. No caul. This is not the same 1a obverse die that has been seen on two non-caul class 1a pennies. No pellets between the hair curls.


Rev: LIE/TER/CI'./LOH - pellet on H. ER ligated. Reverse struck off-centre.  RIC: 8


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 5

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 5

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  L.6

Number of coins of this type in BH............1

​Weight ................................................ 1.48 gm

 

​Provenance: Lord Stewartby collection, auctioned by Spink, 28/06/16, lot # 606.  VF+


Coin Ref # LNNN1054

Class 1a/1b Mule

No Moneyer (Nicole)


Obv: IM 1. hENRICUS:REX -  pellets on  "E"s unclear, and not present on cross-bar of N. Pellet within the C. Colon before REX. Caul evident on right only.  Pellets between the hair curls.


Rev: LIE/TER/CI'./LON - pellet on N. ER ligated.   RIC: 8-8.5.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 5

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 5

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  n/a

Number of coins of this type in BH........... 0

 

​Images courtesy of Ron Churchill.


Coin Ref # LNNN1010

Coin Ref # LNNN1009

Coin Ref # LNNN1011

Coin Ref # LNNN1008

Note: The "Coin Ref #" given below each coin relates to the specific coin not to the type of coin.  It is provided as an aid to communication for anyone wishing to refer to a specific coin on this website.

Class 1a/1b Mule

No Moneyer (Nicole)


Obv:hENRICUS:REX - with pellets on both "E"s and on cross-bar of N.   Caul present. Pellets between the hair curls.


Rev: LIE/TER/CI'./LON - pellet on N. ER ligated.


Coins of this class & moneyer in BH......... 5

Number of different C&T types in BH....... 5

Churchill & Thomas Type for this coin....  L.7

Number of coins of this type in BH............1

 

​Provenance: The William Conte collection.ex North; ex Spink May 1971; ex Mangakis; ex Spink 6.6.1955; ex Lockett 1199. ​

Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1327-2001


Class 1a/1b Mule

No Moneyer (Nicole)


Obv: hENRICUS:REX - with pellets on both "E"s and on cross-bar of N.  Caul present. Pellets between the hair curls?


Rev: LIE/TER/CI'/LON - ER ligated, pellet on the N.


C&T type: L.7

 

​Provenance: The William Conte collection.


Images: © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Accession number:  CM.1328-2001



Class 1a/1b mule

No Moneyer (Nicole)

Obv:hENRICUS REX

Rev: LIE/TER/CI'/LON

C&T type: L.7.

Notes: Toned, good very fine and very rare, the only specimen remaining at Baldwins at the time of sale... Image courtesy of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, London, coin ex Brussels Hoard and sold at Baldwin's Auction #77, Sept. 2012, Lot #​2425

Class 1a/1b Mule

No moneyer (Nicole)


Obv: hCNRICUS:REX  with colon between S and REX, pellet on crossbar of "E" of REX. Note the unusual style of the letter "X", and note mis-spelling: "hC" rather than "hE".  Caul present..  Pellets between the hair curls.


 Rev: LIE/TER/CI'/LON


C/T type: No exact match. 


Notes: Churchill and Thomas record only five examples of 1a/1b mules in the Brussels Hoard. A rare coin and this one is in particularly fine condition.  Image courtesy of DNW. Auction: 20th March 2013, lot 47.



Henry III : London Mint :  1a/1b mules